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Dr. David Kerstetter, MD

Gastroenterology
4.0 (19)
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. David Kerstetter, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Altoona, PA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 19 years of experience. They graduated from BOSTON UNIV SCH OF MED and is affiliated with Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital and Upmc Altoona.

Dr. Kerstetter works at Blair Gastroenterology Associates in Altoona, PA with other offices in Everett, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Dysphagia and Diarrhea along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Blair Gastroenterology Associates, Altoona
    810 Valley View Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (814) 946-5469
    Monday
    7:30am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    7:30am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    7:30am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    7:30am - 5:00pm
    Friday
    7:30am - 5:00pm
  2. 2
    Blair Gastro Bedford
    195 Memorial Dr, Everett, PA 15537 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (814) 946-5469

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  • Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital
  • Upmc Altoona

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    4.0
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    Based on 19 ratings
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    Dec 14, 2022
    Dr Kerstetter is a top-notch doctor. He is professional, caring, a great listener and the best problem solving doctor I have found in PA, in this field. His practice runs efficiently, is clean and organized, and has caring individuals working for them. I have referred 4 more people to him because he is so wonderful!
    Laura — Dec 14, 2022
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    About Dr. David Kerstetter, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1619994076
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Harvard Medical School
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • BOSTON UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Dickinson College
    Undergraduate School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. David Kerstetter, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kerstetter is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Kerstetter has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kerstetter has seen patients for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Dysphagia and Diarrhea, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kerstetter on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Kerstetter. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kerstetter.

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